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Yves Behar Introduces You to the Home WattStation

Yves Behar talks about designing the WattStation, GE's new home charging unit. And about Angry Birds.

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Yves Behar has been helping GE with the design for their new WattStation electric car charging stations, which Andrew first wrote about a long while back. There's now a wall-mounted model made for the home—not just the street stand models that were first displayed—and GE and Behar have been showing them off at GE's smart home booth at CES.

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Project: Design Another Use for an Everyday Object

Show us a simple, everyday solution where design thinking and sustainable thinking brilliantly co-exist, and you'll win two tickets to Compostmodern!

A basic hack. A smart reuse. An elegant upcycle. There is perhaps nothing more inspiring than a simple, everyday design solution. Even more inspiring are the design solutions that find a need for a used, unloved, or previously forgotten object. Preferably, an object that would have otherwise found its way into the trash. For this project, we're especially interested in those smart, effective solutions where design thinking and sustainable thinking brilliantly co-exist. We're looking for you to design another use for an everyday object.

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